April 2022 work party report

The two big challenges on the restoration this year were always going to be disposal of accumulated water around the site and forming and shaping earthworks in potentially soggy ground. Thus at the start of […]

Helen Morgan MP Visits Site

Helen Morgan, M.P. for North Shropshire, recently made a fact-finding visit to the Society’s current restoration site on the Montgomery Canal near Crickheath. Also visiting was Councillor Roy Aldcroft, Deputy Portfolio Holder – Communities, Culture, […]

March 2022 work party report

Work parties in the early months of the year inevitably start with a pumping day and this was the case for both the month’s events. The water table at this time of year is about […]

General Meeting to Consider Proposed Increase in Subs

Taking into account the feedback received on the Chairman’s Report in Winter 2021 Cuttings, and the fact that membership subscriptions have not risen in line with inflation for the last 20 years, it is felt […]

Updated website

We hope you like our new website, find what you are looking for and return regularly. There will be more updates over the coming months. In the meantime, please share anything you like with others […]

January & February 2022 work party report

The Society tackled jobs in various locations over the winter – the common theme of them being that they were preparation for future planned restoration works. The main centre of activity was the Crickheath to […]

December 2021 work party report

The final restoration work party of the year was, compared to some of what had gone before, a rather low key event. A day and a half of effort ticked off a variety of jobs. […]

November 2021 work party report

It seems that the society is indebted to the Gulf Stream once more. In a month in which we required dry weather to complete the outstanding earthworks we got just that courtesy of our ally […]